The Union of Professional Nurses and Midwives association of Ghana (UPNMG) has donated some personal protection equipment (PPEs) to the Tamale Teaching Hospital in preparedness of the novel COVID-19 viruses.
The items include, gallons of liquid soap, tissue papers, hand sanitizers, hand gloves, spirit and veronica buckets.
According to the Northern sector President of the Union of Professional Nurses and Midwives association of Ghana Mattew Yosah Konlan said the donation is to help protect nurses and doctors at the TTH who are frontline officials in the fight against the Corona Virus.
He added that, the Tamale Teaching Hospital will be the epicenter within the Northern sector of Ghana in case of any outbreak and there was therefore the need to protect health officials at the facility to enable them give out their best to patients.
Director of nursing services at the Tamale Teaching Hospital Evelyn-Eda Dangnikuu who received the items described the gesture as timely saying in the wake of the outbreak of the COVID-19, hospital authorities have has been struggling to get PPEs.
She said the items will compliment efforts of the hospital in preparedness of any eventualities in the wake of the Corona Virus across the world and urged other organizations and individuals to support the hospital.
The Union of Professional Nurses and Midwives, Ghana (UPNMG) is an association of nurses and midwives in Ghana with the objective to improve the welfare of members through the mobilization and judicious utilization of our resources.
Source: Ken-Zorre A. Edward | www.diamondfmonline.com | Ghana